Location Western Australia
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering, Project Management, Project Support
Contact person Lee Pfeiffer
Reference BBBH47163

About The Role:

The Maintenance Manager is accountable to the Program Manager for the quality and effectiveness of the services being provided in support of ship sustainment. Accountabilities include:

  • Lead development of EMP scope requirements to meet the Schedule (Ship Maintenance Availability, Master Plan, operating intent, and budget tolerances).
  • Project Status Achievement and Reporting against performance indicators.
  • Manage and deliver to the Key Date Schedule and engage stakeholders to ensure the successful planning of availabilities and complete hand over of finalised scope.
  • Identify project opportunities and risks and develop mitigation strategies for pursuit throughout contract phases. Monitor and report on the status of risks and opportunities.
  • Manage Urgent Defect (URDEF) taskings
  • Manage assigned Ship Maintenance Analysts' scheduled deliverables.
  • Utilise AMPS to obtain data and to create and request various types of reports at the AMPS Maintenance Planner Level.


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Project Management within an engineering organisation.
  • Degree Qualifications in Engineering
  • Current registration or ability to secure registration as a Registered PM (RegPM), or similar accreditation.
  • NV1 Security Clearance


  • Delivering complex projects through Integrated Project Teams (IPTs).
  • Technical knowledge of Maritime vessels.

About You:

  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities to deliver project outcomes with appropriate and timely stakeholder management.
  • Ability to negotiate with and influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to use and adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of different audiences, is critical to this role.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team and manage cross functional teams.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills, especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Due to the nature of the company's projects, an Australian Citizenship and a minimum NV1 Security Clearance is essential.

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To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Lee Pfeiffer on 0402 913 559 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-LP
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